Kenya Gachombe by Lexington Coffee Roasters |
Roast: Medium Review Date: October 2013
Origin: Baringo and Nakura Counties, central Kenya. Price: $18.95/12 ounces

Blind Assessment: Richly pungent. Black currant, fresh-cut cedar, plum, dark chocolate and a hint of night-blooming flowers in aroma and cup. Crisp, dry acidity; lightly syrupy mouthfeel. Cedar and black currant in particular carry into a sweet though drying finish.

Notes: Gachombe is a cooperative of coffee farmers in the Nakura and Baringo region of Kenya’s rift valley. Despite grower discontent and urban encroachment on prime coffee lands, Kenya continues to produce some of the world's most elegant and distinctive coffees. Founded in 1990, Lexington Coffee is an award-winning artisan roasting company based in Virginia. Lexington’s focus on fresh, flavorful and sustainable coffee is reflected in its motto, “Fresh, Flavorful & Fair.” Visit or call 800-322-6505 for more information.

Who Should Drink It: Those who value the pungently dry yet sweet berry character of a classic Kenya.


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